I thought I’d update you all on how the last World Cup went in New Zealand. Our goal for this World Cup season is to qualify the the GB team for the Olympics. Opposed to previous years this means we often ‘train through’ World Cups as much as possible. This is so as we can ‘taper’ our training down in the run up to the Olympics so we perform optimally when it matters most. With this in mind we had a relatively successful trip. In the Team Sprint where I was the third rider we finished in fourth place. The best finish GB has managed since last season. Not a spectacular result but enough to maintain our position in the qualification table to sure up our spot at Rio. However as a team we are always striving to do better.